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Address: Palm Canyon Drive between Baristo and Amado, Downtown, Palm Springs, CA
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with...
The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with sidewalk performers, musicians, farmer's market, gifts and lots of food.
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Fun but hot

The villagefest reminded me a lot of the local art fairs. There's just a lot to see and knick knacks to purchase if you can stand the heat. But we were there in July so that's our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

... always a good option for Thursday evenings... blocks and blocks of interesting vendors and food stalls... my favorite is the grilled burgers and sausage booth...

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The villagefest reminded me a lot of the local art fairs. There's just a lot to see and knick knacks to purchase if you can stand the heat. But we were there in July so that's our fault. The stores along the streets stay open later so that's a bonus. Food wise, we really didn't see any major restaurants peddling... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This closes the Mai. Street of the town on Thursdays from 6:00 to 10:00 PM. There are many stands and also food possibilities. It is crowded even in the heat of summer.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

What a great idea to close down Palm Canyon Drive for 3 long blocks of kiosks and food carts. Lots of good deals to be had.

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Fallbrook, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Love to browse and see what's trending, people are friendly, lots of artists! Pet friendly, and in the middle of all the Restaurants to finish off with a nice meal and a glass of wine!

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Hutto, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a great place to do shopping for local art and food. There are tons of tents and don't forget the stores along the street too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Could not believe the difference from the quiet daytime streets to the colourful fun streets on a Thursday night. The streets were full of music , artists and entertainers as well as a host of food vendors and stalls. There were all sorts of craft goods and food products on sale , from soap to large pieces of art work... More 

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Houma, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stopped in Palm Springs after doing the Aerial Tramway and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. There were so many food vendors, arts and crafts booths, and many local performers. It was fun to stop and watch them perform. So glad we made this stop on a Thursday evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

VillageFest is the perfect way to spend a summer evening in Palm Springs. From bath soaps to fresh blueberries, shoppers have a variety of items to choose from. Just walking the street and enjoying live performances is fun, too. This event is fun for all ages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Your choice of eating, shopping and just plain people watching. It happens every Thursday in downtown Palm Springs. Fun times. We go every time we vacation in the desert. Now they have added a trolley and if you are staying in a hotel in uptown or south you can catch it and leave your car behind. So easy!

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Additional Information about VillageFest

Address: Palm Canyon Drive between Baristo and Amado, Downtown, Palm Springs, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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